ReForum 2016


Waste ReForum 2016

April 20 - 22, Delta Hotel, Regina

Wednesday, April 20

Scouting out the Terrain: Tours / Workshops

1:30 – 5:00 K-Light Recycling / Evraz / Wheat City Metals -- Sponsored by K-Light Recycling

1:30 – 4:00 Heritage Walking Tour & the new Mosaic Stadium

1:30 – 4:30 Workshop – Collaborative Problem Solving: Resolving Issues before they Escalate
Facilitator: Murray Walker, Dispute Resolution Office

6:00 - 9:00   The Amazing Voyage: Putting SARCAN on the Map  --  Sponsored by SARCAN Recycling

Thursday, April 21     

9:00 - 10:00   Keynote Speaker Jerry Powell The Aerial View
  Sponsored by Electronic Products Recycling Association - Saskatchewan

10:00 - 10:30  Break - Sponsored by Capital Paper & Saskatchewan Scrap Tire Corp.

10:30 - Noon  Charting a Course for Saskatchewan -- Panel
  Sponsored by Saskatchewan Environment    
Moderator: Christina Seidel, Recycling Council of Alberta
Panelists:
  Malcolm Brodie, National Zero Waste Council
  Brenda Wallace, City of Saskatoon
  Steven Dribnenki, Sask. Urban Municipalities Association
  Chris James, Federated Co-operatives
  Rick Morrell, Eat Healthy Foods

Noon - 1:30    Lunch - CPIA Presentation -- Sponsored by Canadian Plastics Industry Association

1:30 - 2:30    All Over the Map -- Campfire Sessions - Sponsored by Allied Paper Savers  
  Discussion topics:

  • Recycling in smaller communities
  • Education and community engagement
  • Regionalization
  • Beyond the curb: designing systems for diversion of other materials
  • Reducing on-farm wastes  

2:30 - 3:00     Break

3:00 - 4:30     Concurrent Session --  The Checkerboard Map: Farm Waste   Sponsored by CleanFARMS

3:00 – 4:30     Concurrent Session -- Rocky Terrain: Challenges in Recycling
  Sponsored by Crown Shred & Recycling 

4:30 - 5:00     SWRC Annual General Meeting

6:00 - 7:00     Trade Show Reception

7:00 - 9:00     Thursday Evening Activities

SARRC Gala Banquet
  Sponsored by Saskatchewan Association for Resource Recovery Corp.
 Table wine sponsored by Titan Carbon Smart Technologies

Minister of Environment Address

Saskatchewan Waste Minimization Awards Ceremony
  Awards sponsored by SaskTel

Friday, April 22          

8:15 - 9:00     Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00   Learning to Read the Map -- Education Sessions
  Ideas and tips from the province’s education innovators:

  • Saskatchewan Science Centre -- Casey Sakires
  • Loraas Recycle’s Education Room -- Ryan Buhay
  • City of Regina’s Roam and Explore Stations -- Olivia Kwok
  • City of Saskatoon’s Let's Roll Recycling Education Unit -- Rebecca Anderson

10:00 - 10:30 Break  - Sponsored by Multi-Material Stewardship Western

10:30 – 12:00  Concurrent session -- A Winding Path: New Ways to Handle Organics
  Sponsored by Saskatchewan Scrap Tire Corp.

10:30 – 12:00  Concurrent session -- Danger signs: Household Hazardous Wastes
  Sponsored by Product Care / Regeneration

12:00 - 12:30  Telescopes and Compasses: Tools for Plotting a New Course -- Closing Keynote Speaker Kelly Goyer
  Sponsored by City of Regina

12:30 -1:30    Closing Lunch - Sponsored by Loraas

1:30 p.m.        Conference Close

Thanks to Emterra for sponsoring our Green Energy and Carbon Offsets for the conference.

Thanks to PotashCorp for being our Grassroots & Students sponsor.

Sponsors